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Archie's American Diner

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125 Ocean View Blvd Ste 103, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3061
+1 831-375-6939
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was not worth the price. We paid more here for 3 sandwiches than we paid for a nice dinner and drinks elsewhere in town. The food wasn't very good either and the place was ran down. I would walk a little further to the next place.

Thank kellilynn81
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading about the restaurants in P.G. in our hotel room literature my family and I tried to go to Archies last Friday evening for dinner. We arrived just before 6 p.m., filled the meter where we parked and walked into the restaurant. At this time we were told that the restaurant was closed. This is even though they had... More 

Thank Mark M
Bangkok, Thailand
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

We were the only ones there which made me a bit wary. Had an omelette and breakfast burrito. Both were great, best breakfast on the trip. Service was fine, given we were alone most of the time.

Thank Frankv42
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

This the second worst restaurant that I have ever been to in my life. Not clean. Absolutely the worst service ever. I checked on my order twice. Twice the the same person I ordered from lied and said they were cooking my food right then. When I started to make a scene after waiting 45 minutes for a burger, they... More 

Thank Page G
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Prices are decent. Place was empty. Food was ok. Staff was rude. Too many other places to take my family and spend.my momey.

Thank srvtx
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71 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

It doesn't get any worse than this. From the roach we saw crawling up the wall while we were ordering to the unbelievably sour nasty attitudes of the girls behind the counter taking our order to the absolutely Un-eatable food here, this was absolutely one of the worst dining experiences we have ever had!!! The burger (see pictures) looked like... More 

1 Thank travelguy21776
San Jose, California
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

Came in for late breakfast around 11:00am. Breakfast supposedly served until 2:00pm so the sign outside said. Ordered the Archie breakfast, 2 eggs, potatoes & toast. Bacon was extra. The "country style potatoes" were dry, overcooked, burned, obviously reheated from another day - too dry to swallow even loaded with ketchup. Bacon was not bacon strips but greasy pieces of... More 

Thank Donna K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

Visited here for breakfast 5-22-16. I noticed Archies was under new management, if you want to call it that. I do not know where to begin with this review as this is the worst breakfast I have eaten in a restaurant in many many years.I have lived here for 57 years and have eaten at the old Archies many times,... More 

Thank snowchasers
Ontario, Canada
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

We found this place by accident while driving through the little town. The server was very friendly and knew the menu/ingredients... I have wicked food allergies and she knew all the ingredients to all I asked. This is unusual, so I was very much put at ease. The food itself was fantastic. Great prices, great service...:)

1 Thank colebenn1
Portola Valley, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2016

Archie's is convenient to the Aquarium and the sea-walk. Ambiance is spacious and colorful with huge windows and views of Monterey Bay. Archie's has a huge menu, is family and kid-friendly, and all items are reasonably priced and not expensive. Food is okay to good. Service is good to not-so-good, depending on how busy they are. Good for a quick... More 

Thank Carl C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 Ocean View Blvd Ste 103, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3061
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-375-6939

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?